If Facebook made a real home

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Trends on Wednesday 10 April 2013

Comic website The Joy of Tech made this hilariously accurate representation of what it would be like if Facebook made a real home. Residents of this house are sure to have their dirty laundry aired out for their neighbors to see, toilets that encourage you to post tons of crap, and even an Instagram camera […]

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Jim’ll Paint It: Facebook’s most generous member

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By Francis Andrews in New Illustration on Tuesday 2 April 2013

This guy may well be Facebook’s finest, most generous member. Someone who has a bit of extra time on their hands hears users’ descriptions of far-out visions they’ve had that usually involve c-list celebrities caught in embarrassing situations, and renders them in lines, curves and colours using only Microsoft Paint. It’s awesome.

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Romantic getaway hint app from Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in Cool Websites on Friday 22 February 2013

So, your Valentine’s Day didn’t quite go as well as you’d hoped. Maybe your other-half is a little, erm… oblivious. Well, luckily, there’s an app for that. The boutique hotel experts at Mr. & Mrs. Smith have put together a little Facebook app that gives subtle hints to your sweetheart about places you’d like to […]

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World’s first film based entirely on Facebook status updates

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By Lost At E Minor in New Film on Monday 7 January 2013

This film was written and directed by interactive artist Rajeev Basu, and features the voice talents of Canada’s renowned Mark Aronson. The film has a very unique lo-fi aesthetic to it and was created over a year, across the UK, US and Israel. Watch it here.

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What would Zuckerberg want for Hanukkah?

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By Cecilia Timm in New Trends on Thursday 22 November 2012

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s list of Hanukkah Wants was leaked and mygivee.com has created his wishlist for his close friends. Impressive to see the broad spectrum of desires of a reclusive entrepreneur. Mark asked for ‘Livestock restraints and slaughtering knife’. He wants a Gulfstream Jet and private island. He wants to jazz up his look with pull-overs, makeover his desk with a calendar, and drink some plonk.

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Be our Facebook Friend (secret handshake included)

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By Lost At E Minor in Cool Websites, New Prizes on Thursday 15 November 2012

Are you missing us? Check out our Facebook page for your extra dose of pop culture – we’ll show you our favourite cultural things if you show us yours!

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The Anti-Facebook Mask

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By Cheyenne Tulsa in New Trends on Wednesday 3 October 2012

It’s no secret that Facebook (and the U.S government and whoever else) uses facial recognition technology. In a stand to fight against the Eye of Sauron and raise awareness to the downfall of social media tools, German artist Martin Backes designs these limited edition masks and sells them on his website.

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Designer ‘HACKS’ Facebook’s new campus

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Design on Friday 7 September 2012

Facebook designer Ben Barry left his permanent mark on Facebook’s new campus in Menlo Park by laying giant two-toned concrete type in the courtyard spelling ‘HACK’. This takes office pranks to a new level.

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Google Chrome turns baby photos into cats

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By Bryan Holland in New Trends on Wednesday 8 August 2012

For those who are tired of seeing baby photos show up on Facebook (or maybe just for a laugh), Google Chrome has an extension called Unbaby that will replace baby photos on your Facebook page with photos of cats. LOL.

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Be our Facebook Friend (secret handshake included)

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Wednesday 25 July 2012

We have a Facebook Fan Page, and we use it to give away free MP3s, share videos we dig, and hear about your favourite cultural things (as well as share a few more of ours). So please Like our Lost At E Minor Facebook page, and then say g’day. Sweet. [Image link]

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The Macabre and Beautifully Grotesque: a Facebook page

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By Kevin T. Stein in New Art on Thursday 19 July 2012

Facebook. Love it. Hate it. Think what’s-his-name is the douche of the half-century. Whatever the view, it seems the ubiquitous tepid blue and lowercase type is here to stay. With that in mind, the important question is: ‘Where can I find really disturbing paintings and photos of things man was not meant to know?’

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Facecats switches all your Facebook pictures to cats

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Friday 13 July 2012

On the Internet, no one knows you’re a cat. Or has to know that all you can see are cats. Especially when one cool cat in the form of Aberdeen-based web developer Drew Llewellyn has developed Facecats, a nifty Chrome extension that replaces every picture you see in Facebook with an inexhaustible supply of cat […]

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Facebooks: a portrait of Mark Zuckerberg made from books

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By David Bergmans in Video on Friday 15 June 2012

What do you get when you take 36 heavy books (Game of Thrones), seven days, and lots of snap-off cutter blades? Exactly: a portrait made of books, starring the face of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg. This is a great new project by Malaysian artist and architect Hong Yi.

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Namecards from your Facebook Timeline by Moo

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Wednesday 13 June 2012

Moo has a namecard range dubbed Facebook Cards that automatically pulls your profile picture and timeline cover pictures from your profile for personalised namecards with very little fuss. Perfect if you’re lazy like us, like variety, and not paying. It’s free, except for posting and packing fees.

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Face Book illustrations by Ewa Mos

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By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Saturday 5 May 2012

Photoshop-manipulating pictures before posting them on Facebook? Nothing unusual about that. But UK-based illustrator and graphic designer Ewa Mos takes this idea in a different direction, illustrating over pictures of faces in a delicate and divisive manner.

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